Recommended update for smartmontools

SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for smartmontools
Announcement ID: SUSE-RU-2018:3854-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1073918
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP3

An update that has one recommended fix can now be installed.


This update for smartmontools provides the following fix:

  • Fix SUSE default of S.M.A.R.T. checks to make sure nightly short tests are really enabled. (bsc#1073918)

Patch Instructions:

To install this SUSE Recommended Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or "zypper patch".
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP3-2018-2738=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP3:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP3-2018-2738=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • smartmontools-6.6-6.6.3
    • smartmontools-debuginfo-6.6-6.6.3
    • smartmontools-debugsource-6.6-6.6.3
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP3 (x86_64):
    • smartmontools-6.6-6.6.3
    • smartmontools-debuginfo-6.6-6.6.3
    • smartmontools-debugsource-6.6-6.6.3